University of Rochester

There is a UCC professional on-call 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, for emergencies

UCC On-Call: (585) 275-3113

On Campus Security Emergency x13

Life Line: (585) 275-5151

On Campus Security Non-Emergency: 5-3333

Off-Campus Security: (585) 275-3333

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UCC Location & Hours

Appointments: (585) 275-3113

Fax Number: (585) 442-0815

Box 270356, 738 Library Road
UHS Building
Rochester, New York 14627

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University Counseling Center (UCC)

Senior Staff

Staff Psychologists

Joellen Popma, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Special Interests: Working with trauma survivors, crisis intervention, anxiety and depression, LGBTQ identity and concerns, transitions

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Brigid Cahill, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina
Associate Director, Director of Training
Special Interests: Survivors of trauma, group therapy, DBT, women's issues, anxiety, family of origin concerns.

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Scott Kaplan, Ph.D.
Iowa State University
Staff Psychologist.
Special Interests: Group therapy, family of origin concerns, relational matters, threat management and assessment, ADHD, and men's issues.

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Dagmar Kaufmann, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
Outreach Coordinator
Special Interests: Women's issues, interpersonal relationships, couples, sexuality and gender identity, international student adjustment, grief and loss, groups

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Ronke Lattimore Tapp, Ph.D.
Iowa State University
Assistant Director for Multiculturalism
Special Interests: Multicultural (including race/ethnicity, gender, religion/spirituality, sexual orientation, etc.) issues related to identity, adjustment, interpersonal relationships/conflict, academic/work success, etc. -- Cognitive and Behavioral based treatments
Languages spoken: English, Spanish (partial fluency, ~85%)

Kelly Willson, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Assistant Director of Training/Staff Psychologist
Special Interests: Personal and Cultural Identity including race/ethnicity, sexual and gender identity, religion/spirituality; Family of origin and relationship issues; Recovery from trauma and abuse; International student adjustment; Health and disability issues; Resilience and wellness

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Social Workers

Mike Kemp-Schneider, L.M.S.W.
University of Buffalo
Social Worker
Special Interests: Men's Issues, Couples work, Family of origin issues, Identification of and treatment for alcohol and other substance use issues utilizing a harm reduction model, and maintaining sobriety.

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Vanessa Peavy, L.M.S.W.
Social Worker

Felicia Reed-Watt, L.C.S.W
University of Buffalo
Clinical Case Mananager, Social Worker
Special Interests: Women's Issues, Substance use and abuse, Mental Health and Chemical Abuse Anger management/Positive Communication, LGBT, Spirituality, Relationship Issues, Group therapy.

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Adjunct Training Program Psychologists

Sheila Cummings, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky
Special Interests: Groups, couples and object-relations.

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Claire McLauchlin, Ph.D.
Georgia State University
Special Interests: loss and trauma, relationship issues, parenting, resiliency, and creativity..

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Robert Pierce, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
Special Interests: Couples and families, life stages, resiliency.

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Allen Roach, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky

Special Interests: Grief Work, self-psychology, couple psychotherapy, object relations and interpersonal psychotherapy.

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